What is ELF File Extension?

Overview

Executable & Linkable Format is known as ELF. It is a basic file format widely used for shared libraries, core dumps, object code and executable. It is considered a standard binary file format for Unix and Unix-based systems. The best thing about the file extension is its flexibility. It can be operated easily on any processor. So, an ELF file is flexibly operated on many operating systems.

Category

The category of the file extension is Program Executable Files.

Supported Apps

It supports many apps including Linux and Unix systems as well as gaming apps like Dreamcast and Sony PlayStation.

Developer

The developer of ELF is Unix System Laboratories.

Signature

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How to View or Open the ELF File Extension

Apps that have created ELF can access ELF files as well as it can be accessed by Linux and Unix based systems.